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Business and Industrial Studies Guided Pathway Division

Business Administration

The business administration program is designed to provide students with a foundation in basic accounting principles, business law, and macroeconomics and microeconomics theory. Students will be able to apply methodologies to assess fiscal and monetary policy in the marketplace and understand the basics of contract law. A degree in business offers students a wide variety of entry-level career opportunities in accounting, management, marketing, and office administration. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared for entry-level careers and transfer to major in Business Administration. Competencies will be assessed through examination and projects.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES: 

Upon successful completion of the degree program, students will be able to:

  • Understand and utilize a comprehensive vocabulary of business/marketing terms.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of business situations both orally and in writing.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills necessary to address complex business/marketing issues.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the integrated business/marketing planning process.

 

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

The program provides students with the opportunity to obtain a degree in business management. The student completing this program will have the ability to organize, operate, and manage business organizations, utilize human resources, improve working relationships, draft letters and reports, and speak in various business situations. Competency will be measured by examinations, presentations, projects, and case problems.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Upon successful completion of the degree program, students will be able to:

  • Understand and utilize a comprehensive vocabulary of business/marketing terms.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of business situations both orally and in writing.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills necessary to address complex business/marketing issues.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the integrated business/marketing planning process.

Certificate of Achievement

Business Management

The Business Management certificate of achievement provides students with the opportunity to obtain a degree or certificate in business management. The student completing this program will have the ability to organize, operate, and manage business organizations, utilize human resources, improve working relationships, draft letters and reports, and speak in various business situations. Competency will be measured by examinations, presentations, projects, and case problems.

Program Goals and Objectives:
Upon completion of the certificate program, students will be able to:

  • Identify and understand basic theories, principles, practices, and terminology related to business and management.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership, teamwork, and communication skills, while possessing proficient oral, written, and non-verbal techniques to gather and present information.
  • Utilize technology, theoretical concepts, and analytical skills to assist with business management related problem solving and decision-making.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the integrated business/marketing planning process.

Retail Management 

The Retail Management certificate of achievement is a comprehensive college program designed to prepare current and future retail employees for a fast-paced and competitive retail environment. This program-designed in collaboration with retail industry leaders-will provide the student with the competencies required to succeed at the management level within the dynamic retail industry.

Program Goals and Objectives:
Upon completion of the certificate program, students will be able to:

  • Identify and understand basic theories, principles, practices, and terminology related to business and management.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership, teamwork, and communication skills, while possessing proficient oral, written, and non-verbal techniques to gather and present information.
  • Utilize technology, theoretical concepts, and analytical skills to assist with business management related problem-solving and decision making.

MARKETING

The program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a degree or certificate in marketing. The student will explore opportunities in the marketing field, acquire basic marketing terminology, applying marketing concepts to the role of marketing in society and in the business firm, and balance factors that influence marketing decision-making in the global economy. Competency will be measured by examinations, projects, and case problems.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES: 

Upon successful completion of the degree or certificate program, students will be able to:

  • Understand and utilize a comprehensive vocabulary of business/marketing terms.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of business situations both orally and in writing.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills necessary to address complex business/marketing issues.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the integrated business/marketing planning process.

Certificate of Achievement

Marketing

The Marketing certificate of achievement is a Career Technical Education (CTE) program, which provides students with credentials that are the key to individual self-efficacy and a meaningful career. Mastery of this curriculum will help students lay the groundwork for managerial competence in the global marketplace. Marketing education also helps students understand basic management functions, their interrelationships, and the organization's competitive niche. There are numerous career opportunities that exist in the Business Field including Industry, Government, and Self-Employment. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Compton College. Students who anticipate employment with large businesses are advised to take BUS 112. Those interested in smaller enterprises should complete BUS 124.

Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the degree or certificate program, students will be able to:

  • Understand and utilize a comprehensive vocabulary of business/marketing terms.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of business situations both orally and in writing.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills necessary to address complex business/marketing issues.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the integrated business/marketing planning process.

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